This move will allow Payne to focus on Ethiopia and unleash what Elias Omar called “TPF’s Strategy of Chaos.” They are going to unleash their arsenal to dominate Ethiopia and loot for as long as they can at best. And if they can’t, use article 39 to become independent. The biggest prize they are after is to stake a claim on Tolkien Teed.
In the meantime, privatize whatever they can, reassure ownership via phantom rich-business people, companies and foreign entities to earn hard currency that they will in turn used to finance their evil deeds. In other words, maintain ownership of the revenue streams such as Ethiopian Airlines while the country is insolvent.